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  • Twilight

  • La Otra

  • May God Forgive Me

Past Films

  • Another Dawn

    • Saturday, May 7 6:30 PM
    Julio Bracho
    Mexico, 1943

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!

    An unhappily married cabaret singer voyages through a world of corrupt cops, labor union organizers, and political unrest in this Langian noir, starring the legendary Pedro Armendáriz.

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  • The Kneeling Goddess

    • Saturday, May 14 6:30 PM
    Roberto Gavaldón
    Mexico, 1947

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!

    Hammett meets Baudelaire in this steamy noir of love, madness, and death involving an affair between a married aristocrat (Arturo de Córdova) and a female model (María Felix). 

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  • Twilight

    • Saturday, May 14 8:40 PM
    Julio Bracho
    Mexico, 1945

    A progressive, forward-thinking doctor falls for a temptress in this spectacularly shot noir that inhabits a world of darkness and shadows, where rational thought rails against irrational desire—and fails.

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  • In the Palm of Your Hand

    • Saturday, May 21 8:30 PM
    Roberto Gavaldón
    Mexico, 1951

    A con artist with dreams of grandeur finds himself overmatched by a murderous widow in this Arturo de Córdova–starring noir, which finds our hero abandoning everything for passion, and death. 

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  • May God Forgive Me

    • Sunday, May 22 6 PM
    Tito Davison
    Mexico, 1948

    Mexico’s glamour queen María Felix channels Bergman, Bacall, and Hayworth as a refugee hiding—or scheming—in Mexico City during World War II. 

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  • Night Falls

    • Saturday, May 28 6:30 PM
    Roberto Gavaldón
    Mexico, 1952

    Introduced by Steve Seid
    A Nietzschean jai alai star obliviously struts his way through a succession of broken-hearted lovers and conniving gangsters in this atmospheric noir starring Mexican matinee idol Pedro Armendáriz.

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  • The Devil's Money

    • Thursday, June 9 7 PM
    Alejandro Galindo
    Mexico, 1953

    Stolen money, lustful romance, labor unrest, and the rumba flavor this expressionistic noir by Alejandro Galindo. 

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  • La otra

    • Saturday, June 11 8:30 PM
    Roberto Gavaldón
    Mexico, 1946

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!

    Mexican superstar Dolores del Rio stars (twice) in a double role as both a preening, wealthy housewife and her downtrodden, bespectacled sister in this gritty noir, filmed on locale in Mexico City.

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